(KRON) — A man who police say stole $700 worth of alcohol from a local grocery store was arrested by the Pleasanton Police Department last Thursday. Officers intercepted the suspect after he drove away from the store.

When he was arrested, police say he had 14 bottles stashed in his backpack. Officers also recovered an additional 44 bottles in the back of his car. Police believe the bottles were stolen from different stores in California.

The suspect was arrested and transported to Santa Rita Jail, police said.